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Lorgues tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lorgues: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical of Provencal towns in having a historic centre to explore

Lorgues is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lorgues. For detailed visitor information see the Lorgues travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 10 km and Draguignan at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lorgues, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lorgues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Flayosc

Flayosc

at 5 km (direction north-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet...

See Flayosc guide
Les-Arcs-sur-Argens

Les-Arcs-sur-Argens

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide
Draguignan

Draguignan

at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost,...

See Draguignan guide
Entrecasteaux

Entrecasteaux

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide
 
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Tourtour

Tourtour

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide
Villecroze

Villecroze

at 12 km (direction north-west)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre...

See Villecroze guide
Salernes

Salernes

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the...

See Salernes guide
Aups

Aups

at 19 km (direction north-west)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay...

See Aups guide
Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Roquebrune-sur-Argens

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide
Grimaud

Grimaud

at 27 km (direction south-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the...

See Grimaud guide
Bagnols-en-Foret

Bagnols-en-Foret

at 28 km (direction east)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide
Seillans

Seillans

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the...

See Seillans guide
Barjols

Barjols

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large...

See Barjols guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 30 km (direction south-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the...

See Port Grimaud guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Lorgues

 
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Markets in and near Lorgues

Market days in Lorgues: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (10km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (12km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (23km)

More information about Lorgues, Provence

Tourist attractions near Lorgues, France

What to do at Lorgues? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lorgues.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (9km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (6km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (31km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (34km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (35km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (39km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (41km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (45km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (45km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (45km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (48km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (49km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (49km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (50km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (24km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (33km)
  • Lac de Quinson (35km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (42km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (42km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (45km)
  • Lac de Castillon (45km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (45km)
  • Mont Faron (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lorgues is in the south-east of France at 54 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Lorgues is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lorgues

Canton: Lorgues

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83510

Distance to Lorgues

from Toulon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 576 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Lorgues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Flayosc, Le Thoronet, Saint-Antonin-du-Var and Taradeau.

This page in French: Visiter Lorgues

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